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Israeli-Palestinian Young Leadership Seminar in Seville, Spain




Geneva Initiative held a seminar for young Israeli and Palestinian leaders and student activists in Spain on September 28th-30th, 2006, in cooperation with the Tres Culturas Foundation and the AECI.




The seminar's 19 Israeli and Palestinian participants were young leaders and assistants and spokespersons of elected officials, Parliamentary assistants to Members of Knesset from Kadima, Labor and Meretz, as well as Palestinian activists and leaders of peace organizations and student groups. The encounter was facilitated by GI Director-General Gadi Baltiansky.
The main area of focus was the political role of young people in the peace movement and society and the Israeli and Palestinian public opinion today. In addition, the seminar included an active component of work on the joint student newspaper – Triangle, as well as a number of break-up sessions of smaller discussion groups.

This activity was made possible by the Spanish cooperation office